The U.S. rulers’ 20-year war and occupation of Afghanistan, and the carnage it inflicted on working people at home and abroad, ended with further devastation as the Taliban retook the capital, Kabul, Aug. 15. In the wake of President Joseph…
Solidarity crucial as strike enters fifth month
WORCESTER, Mass. — “We are holding strong,” Jackie Brosnihan, a nurse on strike here at St. Vincent hospital, told the Militant Aug. 14. Brosnihan is one of 700 nurses who walked off the job March 8 over dangerous conditions facing…
NEW YORK — Why does Cuba’s socialist revolution continue to live, fight and set an example worldwide more than 60 years after workers and farmers there took power? What makes class and social relations in Cuba so different from anywhere…
The capitalist press in the U.S. presents the social catastrophe unfolding in Haiti since a 7.2 magnitude earthquake ravaged its southwest Aug. 14 as a natural disaster. But there is little that is “natural” about the more than 1,900 dead,…
“Working people today are keenly interested in how we can organize to fight to change the disastrous conditions we face worldwide — from Afghanistan, to Haiti, to the Middle East and here in mines, mills and other workplaces across the…
Workers today face an ongoing struggle for jobs, safe working conditions and enough pay to survive. Some are locked out or are on strike over boss demands to worsen workers’ conditions, including at the Warrior Met coal mine in Alabama,…
Also In This Issue
- Sydney families fight gov’t eviction for parking lot
- Va. teacher fired for view on sex vs gender back on job
- Protests demand end to US colonial rule in Puerto Rico
- ‘Fidel belongs to the working people of the world’
- NLRB orders union election rerun at Amazon warehouse in Alabama
- Workers need our own foreign policy
Pedro Castillo, Peru’s newly elected president, took office July 28 in the midst of sharp political polarization and rising class tensions fed by a deepening economic and social crisis. Castillo, the candidate of Peru Libré (Free Peru), a party on…
SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY NATIONAL COMMITTEE STATEMENT
Conference discusses working-class response to capitalist crises, sets party convention
Defend Ukraine’s independence!
For defeat of Moscow’s invasion!
US troops, nuclear arms out of Europe, all of Europe!
Cuban representative speaks on US economic war, campaign of lies against socialist revolution
Cuba and Chernobyl
This Cuban documentary produced in 2006 tells the story of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine and Cuba’s exemplary internationalist medical program that treated more than 25,000 victims.